Hyderabad: Former Congress MP V. Hanumantha Rao has requested West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, DMK working president M.K. Stalin and Uttar Pradesh former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav not to attend the Rythu Bandhu scheme launching function. Mr Rao said he would also write to them in this regard.
He said in the last four years, the TRS Government had done a lot of injustice to farmers and if these leaders attended the meeting, it wouuld mean that they also support the injustice done to farmers by CM Mr. KCR.
Mr. Rao said that KCR had made many promises before the elections but after he became the Chief Minister he forgot all the promises made to the people. He said that the CM had not waived off the farmers' loans as promised nor did they give any fee reimbursement. Moreover about 3000 farmers committed suicide but the State Government did not help a single family, alleged Mr. Rao.
The former MP also accused the CM of sarting a new drama keeping the upcoming elections in mind. This was in the form of investment subsidy to farmers (Rythu Bandhu). He said that CM KCR has invited the leaders of other States to attend the launching programme of Rythu Bandhu scheme to give it wider oublicity and gain extra mileage. Mr. Rao requested the leaders of other States not to attend the programme. Mr. Rao has also released a poster on the injustice done to farmers by the TRS Government. He said that these posters would be displayed across the State....